Avengers: Endgame – 1/6th scale Nebula Collectible Figure

Longed for by many Marvel fans, Hot Toys has officially announced Gamora's adopted sister - Nebula  - in 1/6th scale collectible figure from the upcoming Avengers: Endgame film. The figure is carefully crafted based on the image of Nebula in the movie, featuring a newly developed head sculpt with prominent cybernetics details, a newly developed body that highlights Nebula's prosthetic arm revealing intricate mechanical parts, her Ravenger jumpsuit, weapons including blaster and batons, lightn...
Tags: Toys, Disney, Hot Toys, Sideshow Toys, Gamora, Sideshow Collectibles Nebula

Good video about how e-ink works and a bit of history

This video showed up in my feed, and I wanted to share it. It shows some of the technology of the actual e-ink screen, for anoyone who doesn't know how it works. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhRgw0HfrYU
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Sreen refresh every page turn while reading PDF file

Hi all, I have a question that need your advice. As we sometimes need to read PDF file. I use landscape mode. However, the reading experience is not very comfortable, the screen refresh every page turn even I did turn off page refresh in the setting. Could you give advice on how to turn off those flashing? Thank you in advance.
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LDD presents DC Universe: Catwoman

Mezco Toyz has announced a new Living Dead Doll with their LDD presents DC Universe: Catwoman collectible figure. Based on Selina Kyle's (Catwoman) appearance in the comics, Catwoman is outfitted in a leather-like body suit with a functional zipper. Her belt features a cat-shaped buckle. She also includes removable night-vision goggles and her signature bullwhip, which she can hold in her hand. Standing 10 inches tall and featuring five points of articulation, you can pre-order one now for $...
Tags: Toys, Catwoman, Selina Kyle, Mezco Toys, Mezco Toyz, Living Dead Doll

Help for decision study purposes

Hello i want to but an ebook e-ink reader. I am reading for like 4-5 hours a day. I want access to my Google drive read my pdf books and take notes on the pdf on the fly. Save directly to my drive. I main read an night but some times i read in day light. Battery is an issue i want big battery. So e-ink for my eyes, lot of hours. Pdf from Google drive. Online access to drive. Able to highlight text on pdf on the fly. I mostly read at night. Please guide me which one to take.
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Onyx Notes SDK | Third Party Note Taking App

Hello all Onyx Owners, I am thinking about buying a large ebook reader with note taking capability. So far, my research revealed, that third party note taking apps are lagging because they don't use onyx notes sdk. 1) are there note taking apps available using a svg based file format? 2) If not, are the onyx sdks public? (I already programmed a simple note taking app for my nearly broken linux tablet.) So I am thinking about programming/porting my rudimentary note taking program to android and ...
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Other Fiction West, Nathanael: The Dream Life of Balso Snell (1931), v1, 7 Apr 2019

Just 18,000 words, this is Nathanel West's first published book. He later went on to write "Miss Lonelyhearts" and "The Day of the Locust". Difficult to describe. Attached Files The Dream Life of Balso Snell - Nathanael West.epub (210.4 KB)
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POTD: If it’s RED it’s DEAD

Morale Patches, some love them some hate them. Today’s Picture Of The Day is a vintage Aimpoint patch. The current Aimpoint patch has “Open Your Eyes” written instead, which is more politically correct than the pictured version. Below is also a vintage Aimpoint poster – “Winners!” – with Norman Schwarzkopf (1934-2012) in the middle. Notice […] Read More … The post POTD: If it’s RED it’s DEAD appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Kuwait, Aimpoint, Photo of the Day, Norman Schwarzkopf, If it's red it's dead

Palouse Lite Kicks off the 2A Builder Series

Palouse Lite Kicks off the 2A Builder Series Boise, ID –-(Ammoland.com)- The 2A Armament team has been working quietly to perfect the Palouse Lite rifle in their much-anticipated Builder Series. The series is designed to introduce a fully customizable, exceptional quality rifle at an affordable price point. The Builder Series is a game changer in the AR market. Every piece is built to perfection through incredibly detailed machining processes. The highest quality components used to customize ...
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Occupy Gotham: my essay about the class war at the heart of Batman

The book Detective Comics: 80 Years of Batman commemorates the 1000th issue of Batman comics; my contribution is an essay called Occupy Gotham, about the terror of letting a billionaire vigilante decide who is and isn't a criminal (featuring Lessig and Piketty jokes!).
Tags: Post, Books, Happy Mutants, Comics, News, Batman, Inequality, Billionaire Vigilantes, Lessig Jokes, No War But Class War

Daily Gun Deals: PSA 5.56 Nitride MPI Full-Auto Bolt Carrier Group (BCG) $49.99

PSA 5.56 Nitride MPI Full-Auto Bolt Carrier Group Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Palmetto State Armory is having a sale on their popular PSA 5.56 Nitride magnetic particle inspected Full-Auto Bolt Carrier Group for just $49.99. In a world were BCGs average $100 this is a bargain and why we bought 5 units. The PSA Freedom Nitride BCG is made with a 9310 bolt with a full-auto profile, designed to be used in AR-15 & M-16 style rifles. Bolt is magnetic particle inspected for a uniform quality and o...
Tags: Guns, Psa, Gear, Bolt, Palmetto State Armory, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, Nitride MPI Full Auto Bolt Carrier Group, Full Auto Bolt Carrier Group, PSA Freedom Nitride BCG

Fireside Chats Ep11: Austin Jones Creator of The Legal Armor Piercing Handgun Round

Fireside Chats Ep11: Austin Jones Creator of The Legal Armor Piercing Handgun Round U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In 1982 NBC ran a “Prime Time” special on Teflon-coated bullets labeling them “armored piercing” bullets. Their “expert” claimed that the Teflon increased the bullet's penetration power by 20%. The news show argued that these bullets were a danger to police. In this special, NBC created the term “cop killer” for all armor-piercing bullets. In August of 1986 HR 3132 — PL 99-408 was pass...
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Masters of the Universe Vintage Figures – Wave 4

The new Super7 Masters of the Universe Wave 4 Vintage 5.5-inch Figure assortment is currently available to pre-order. This seven character release includes:   Glow-In-The-Dark He-Man (from EVERY Master of the Universe episode's transformation sequence), Shadow Weaver , Evil-Lyn , Stratos , Shadow Orko (from She-Ra Episode 90 "Shades of Orko"), Buzz Off , and Evil Seed . All seven figures come with accessories and a custom history card. The carded figures also feature new and original...
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If you have used Audible services....

https://www.mckeesettlement.com/ If you have used Audible services, your rights could be affected by a class action settlement. A Settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuits Grant McKee et al. v. Audible, Inc., Case No. 2:17-cv-01941 (C.D. Cal.), and Eric Weber and Bryan Rees v. Amazon.com, Inc., and Amazon Services LLC, Case No. 2:17-cv-08868 (C.D. Cal.). These two lawsuits, as well as two similar lawsuits pending in other courts, challenge the sufficiency of information ...
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I just watched it online. This was a really good and funny movie. I thoroughly enjoyed it. It did have the SJW "rainbow" type of cast, but it did fit the story. If you can watch it free, I highly recommend it. even better, Michelle Borth and Meagan Goode are both looking good in it. :thumb: They needed more screen time though. The villain was also well played.
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SILENCER SATURDAY #67: Reflex Suppressors from CZUSA

Good afternoon shooters and thanks for joining us once again for TFB’s Silencer Saturday. On today’s episode, we will take a look at a unique subset of the muffler market: reflex suppressors. As an in-house example, CZUSA has graciously loaned us one of their 7.62 Ti models that includes some modern features on top of […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #67: Reflex Suppressors from CZUSA appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, TFB, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, CZUSA, Silencer Saturday

Six on Saturday 6/4/2019 – Front Garden Highlights

I need to learn to love my front garden just a bit more. Its a lot better than it was three or four years ago before I dug up the lawn but the truth is I just walk past it every day and every so often I find myself thinking I need to spend some... Read More
Tags: Gardening, April, My Garden, Front garden, 2019, Grevillea Canberra Gem, Grevillea Victoriae, Six for Saturday, Six On Saturday, Front Garden Border, Lunaria Chedglow, Persicaria Nepalensis, Snakeshead Fritillary, Sorbus Pink Pagoda

Thomas Nosuke Guccisherryline Edition by Doktor A

Tomenosuke has released their newest Thomas Nosuke colorway. The Thomas Nosuke Guccisherryline Edition by Doktor A is available in an edition size of 40 pieces. Measuring nearly 8 inches in height, each figure includes a space pistol accessory. You can currently order one of these through Tomenosuke's Japan Store for ¥14,040. It's also available via Tomenosuke's International Site.
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Fish dress Kitty

She is showing her favorite colors and food! I made a fellow wearing the fish fabric a while back. I’m sure they are friends.
Tags: Crafts, Girl, Kitty, Doll, Finished Projects

Looking to buy a PW4 or better jailbroken

Hi Everything is in the title. My old kindle is jailbroken so I can read epubs. I'd like to upgrade to a better device, while retaining this capability. Thanks a lot
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I find this more amusing than my kids do

I made this block (you can see all the sides in this little video) because I was getting sick of nagging and sick of saying the same thing every day to my children. So I just hand them the block or leave it near by, as a quiet request. When I put this in instagram I laughed at what others said are their go-to nags. It's rainy today, which is great because I really need to sew on costumes and staying inside and listening to audio books feels so much better when the weather is bad. I am facin...
Tags: Crafts, London, Paris, Arty, Fabric & Fibers, Umbrella Academy, Waltz Of The Flowers

A cure for modern malaise? Do nothing, writes Jenny Odell

In this age of productivity hacks, Soylent lunches, and near-compulsory handheld distraction machines, Jenny Odell’s new book proposes a restorative solution: learning “How to Do Nothing.”
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Hot Cross Buns

These are a little bit of work but worth the effort. [Author: Super Madcow]
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Easter Egg Cookie Bars

Really easy to make. A great way to use up leftover Easter eggs. [Author: Super Madcow]
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Don’t Be In The Dark Introducing Black Camo from Rothco

Rothco is extremely excited to announce the release of our highly anticipated Black Camo T-shirts. The new black camo pattern is the latest in several new camo patterns including Red, White and Blue and White Camo that have been introduced over the past year.Check out the new Black Camo T-shirt photos below and head over to Rothco.com to get yours now! Subscribe to the Camobloge [Author: Rothco NY]
Tags: Military, T-shirt, Rothco, Rothco NY, Red White and Blue, Camo T-shirt, Black Camo, Tee Shirt, Camo T, Camo Tee, Camouflage T, Camouflage T-shirt, Camouflage Tee Shirt, Military Camo T-shirt, Rothco Camo T-Shirts, Rothco camo tee

Most accurate method to convert PDF -> ePub

Hello, give me please suggestion how to do best in converting retail PDF ebook (ie. no scanned pages as bitmap, but a true selectable text) to ePub. Tried Calibre's internal convertor but that doesn't produce satisfactory result (resulting ebook contains nonsense characters by places and seems to be missing parts of the text). Tried also ABBYY PDF Transformer, but the result is yet worse. Of course I need a readable ebook that reflows the paging and preserves the original text formatting/structu...
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Keep more versions of the same format

Hello, any possibility to keep more versions of the same book (under single library item) in same format? (and possibly name the versions accordingly). I noticed that when I open the metadata dialogue for a book, and drag&drop additional version of the book on the upper right list, the former instance of the same format (if existed) is replaced by the new. I'd need somehow to keep them both (and distinguish them by menaingful name), so they appear in the conversion dialogue when I request conve...
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Hebrew support

Hi, I want to buy the Pocketbook Inkpad 3, But I do not know if it supports Hebrew in pdf format,If someone can clarify?. Maybe even Kobo Auro 2 with koreader can work well? I really lost and if someone thinks there is a better alternative to Hebrew in pdf, I would like to hear that. Thanks for the help:)
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cover wanted for Kobo Arc 7 HD

The concern is the ability to charge the unit when the cover is closed. Thoughts? Thanks John
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Stonewall at 50: stories from a gay rights revolution

In June 1969, in the violent wake of a police raid on a New York bar, Stonewall was born – a defining moment remembered here by those who protestedThe Stonewall riots started in the early hours of 28 June 1969 during a police raid at the Stonewall Inn, Greenwich Village, a favourite haunt of gay and lesbian New Yorkers. As customers were hauled out in handcuffs, the crowd outside erupted into fury. That night’s rioting was followed by days of further violent demonstrations in the neighbourhood. ...
Tags: Books, Photography, UK, New York, Protest, Culture, Art and design, LGBT rights, New York Public Library, Stonewall, Baumann, Art and design books, Diana Davies, Stonewall Inn Greenwich Village, Resistance Stonewall, Jason Baumann

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